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Not the best foto, but with highway repair season upon us, an intriguing ship. With a name like Asphalt Seminole, clearly it’s not hauling orange juice or wine. Where and when constructed? Who owns? Answers below.

Here’s a link to the owner. Here’s one that speaks to its vintage. And a last one on the shipyard, which has operated since 1729 (!) and which once employed Josip Broz Tito. And this has gotten us really far from highway repair and asphalt.

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